Dickens in Dundee

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Sunday, December 2, 2018

Village of West Dundee and Village of East Dundee, 102 S. Second Street, West Dundee, IL, 60118

Dickens in Dundee

2018 marks the 31st year of our annual Dickens in Dundee event to kick off the Christmas season.

The weekend kicks off each year on the first Friday in December, with tree lighting ceremonies in both East and West Dundee. Residents and visitors stroll through downtown East and West Dundee to see local merchant’s windows “come alive” during Living Windows.

Saturday begins with the cornerstone event: the Spirit of Christmas Parade. The parade begins at Second Street in West Dundee and travels across the Main Street Bridge into East Dundee, ending near the Dundee Township Visitors Center (The Depot) on River Street. Other popular events include Gingerbread House Making, Festival of Trees, Santa’s Petting Zoo and, of course, a visit from Santa Claus himself!

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